Opinion

Latest Kiwi crew to join Gaza Freedom Flotilla leaves today to join the Handala

Asia Pacific Report New Zealand activists Youssef Sammour and Rana Hamida have been selected to join the volunteer crew on the international Freedom Flotilla ship Handala, currently visiting European ports...

Defend ‘Pacific voice’ over geopolitics, climate crisis – keep pressure on decolonisation, says David Robie

By Monika Singh in Suva New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) awardee Professor David Robie has called on young...

Israel kills 274 plus Palestinians to rescue 4 captives – US allegedly involved in operation

SPECIAL REPORT: By Yumna Patel At least 274 Palestinians were killed and more than 698 others were wounded on...

Caitlin Johnstone: Everything about Israel is fake

COMMENTARY: By Caitlin Johnstone Everything about Israel is fake. It’s a completely synthetic nation created without any regard for...

Murray Horton: Genocide in Gaza – let’s talk about Hamas

ANALYSIS: By Murray Horton The general consensus is that Gaza is this generation’s Vietnam. There are some similarities between...

ICJ Ruling: Analysis of World Court order to Israel to immediately halt military offensive in Rafah

SPECIAL REPORT: Democracy Now! The International Court of Justice has ordered Israel to halt its military offensive in Rafah. The court ruled on Friday that...

Open letter from Kanaky: Things are really bad, we need to speed up decolonisation

OPEN LETTER: By a Kanak from Aotearoa New Zealand in Kanaky New Caledonia I’ve been trying to feel cool and nice on this beautiful sunny...

Media fuss over stranded tourists, but Kanaks face existential struggle

COMMENTARY: By Eugene Doyle “Only the struggle counts . . .  death is nothing.”  Éloi Machoro — “the Che Guevara of the Pacific” — said...

‘France lost the plot’ – journalist David Robie on Kanaky New Caledonia riots

By Lydia Lewis Liberation “must come” for Kanaky New Caledonia, says one of the few New Zealand journalists who have worked consistently on stories across...

Fiji’s Jo Nata reflects on the 2000 coup: ‘We let the racism genie out of the bottle’

SPECIAL REPORT: Islands Business in Suva Today is the 24th anniversary of renegade and failed businessman George Speight’s coup in 2000 Fiji. The elected coalition...

Kanaky in flames: Five takeaways from the New Caledonia independence riots

ANALYSIS: By David Robie, editor of Café Pacific Jean-Marie Tjibaou, a revered Kanak visionary, was inspirational to indigenous Pacific political activists across Oceania, just like...